Tag Archives: Higger Tor

Blue Sky and Birdsong

One of my favourite times for fell running is early in the morning. On the short drive out to the Peak District, passing cars heading in the other direction I reminded myself how lucky I am to be going for … Continue reading

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Frosty Burbage Run

Sometimes the weather doesn’t inspire me to go running at all.  But today was different. We’ve had more than our fair share of wet and wind this winter.  Running under dull grey skies, head down vainly trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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Sparkling Autumn Day

The weather forecast for the Peak District promised a “sparkling autumn day”. And so it turned out, clear blue skies with just a hint of cumulus building on the western horizon – perfect weather for fell running. I usually record … Continue reading

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Winter Morning on Higger Tor

I love fell running on mornings when the air is crisp, cold and clear. Sunrise Running When last night’s forecast promised such conditions I decided to get up early and head out into the Peak District.  By 7.30 I was … Continue reading

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Fell Running – Winter Morning

I love fell running on mornings when the air is crisp, cold and clear. When last night’s forecast promised such conditions I decided to get up early and head out into the Peak District.  By 7.30 I was enjoying a … Continue reading

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Fell Running through Autumn Colours

The damp, grey blanket that has hung limply over the area for most of the week has finally gone and once again fell running in the Peak District is a pleasure. The anticyclonic gloom replaced now by brighter but noticeably colder … Continue reading

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Grey Skies to Blue

Running in the Peak District on autumn mornings often means setting off in damp grey conditions.  The colder nights combined with the still relatively warm ground can lead to early morning mist and fog, especially in the valleys.  However if … Continue reading

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Peak District Twilight Run

With the light fading at the end of a sunny autumn day, I set out for a quick run in the Peak District.  By the time I got to the car park at Surprise View above Hathersage the sun was … Continue reading

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Higger Tor at Dusk

As the nights are drawing in, evening runs are occasionally accompanied by a lovely sunset.  I put a small torch in my bum bag so that I can keep running as it gets dark rather than have to stop before … Continue reading

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